Bulletin: May 22, 2011

Passing of the Peace
Lighting the Christ Candle

We Celebrate and Praise God

Call to Worship:
L. We gather this day for refuge and rescue
P. God is our Rock and Fortress
L. We gather in spirit to see Jesus our living Stone
P. God is our Rock and Fortress
L. Jesus called us out of darkness and into the light
P. Jesus tells us “I am the Way the Truth and the Life”
L. Let us now worship in spirit and light with the presence
of our God

Hymn: MV #115 “Behold, Behold, I Make All Things New”
Prayer of Humility:
Assurance of Love:
Hymn: MV #92 “Like a Rock”
Children’s Time: How do I get there from here?
We Listen For God’s Word
Scripture Readings:

Psalm 31 VU#758 Parts 1 & 3
1 Peter 2: 2 – 10
John 14: 1 – 14

Hymn: VU #628 “Come, My Way, My Truth
We Respond in Our Lives
Offertory Invitation,
Offertory Hymns:
“We Give our Thanks”
We give our thanks to God (repeat 4 xs)
Offertory Prayer:
Prayers of the People
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: MV #89 “ Love Is The Touch”

Commissioning and Benediction:
L. Go with God’s Love around you
P. A love to hold us safe whatever happens
L. Go with God’s Love around you
P. A love to bond us for good with God’s people
L. Go with God’s Love around you
P. A love to share with those who feel unloved
L. Go with God’s Love around you
P. A love we have seen in Jesus,
A love with no boundaries of time or space

Choral Blessing: “Walk with the Lord”

Mission Statement: In response to God’s call, we
the congregation of Grace United Church
understand our mission is to proclaim the gospel
of Jesus Christ to all ages. Using the Bible
as our guide, we are challenged to worship and
praise and celebrate God’s love and accept
God’s grace, learn God’s will, live in faith, and
reach out in humble service in the community and
the world.

Volunteer Staff Paid Staff
Music Director: Gladys Jack Interim Minister: Rev. Tom Sawyer
Pianist: Lois Sonnega Congregation Assistant: Joyce Dickson
Organists: Linda Anderson Office Manager: Mary Laursen
Irene Knowlson
Envelope Sec.: Diane Davies (Medical Leave) Rev. Lyn Lamers
Caretaker: Joyce Dickson
Ministers Emeriti:
Harold Martin
Wilma Sharpe
Serving the Community The congregation